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Secrets to navigating your boss

It’s June,  so you know what that means, right? Mid- Year reviews are upon us! This means that we will all likely be having conversations with our managers about how we’ve been doing -  both the good feedback and the feedback on where we can improve. But this got me thinking…sometimes this feedback comes from managers … Continue reading Secrets to navigating your boss

Seven Activities for Summer 2017

Taking time off to recharge is important to jump back into your career focus. Kick off summer time with some of our favorite activities! Check out the How I Built This podcast. Guy Raz, from NPR, interviews entrepreneurs and innovators who built some of our favorite companies and brands. Raz asks enticing interview questions to … Continue reading Seven Activities for Summer 2017

10 Places To Use Your Well Earned Vacation Days

Some of us at Suited & Savvy just got back from some pretty awesome vacations! Vacations are an opportunity to relax, recharge, and re-energize in addition to exploring new areas. So if vacations are all that and a bag of chips, why don't we cash in our vacation days? According to a study by the … Continue reading 10 Places To Use Your Well Earned Vacation Days

From the Desk of: Chika Chukudebelu

Our mission at Suite & Savvy is to learn from each other! In January we debuted our very first "From the Desk of: " spotlight series to highlight professional women who are putting career insights into practice and making professional goals practical - Chika Chukudebelu is doing just that! (Instagram:@chikaijeoma and LinkedIn)   Suited & Savvy: Chika, tell me a little … Continue reading From the Desk of: Chika Chukudebelu

Raise Your Hand If You Hate Interview!

Interviews. You either hate them or you love them. You either get sweaty palms or you confidently rise to the occasion.  Whichever side of the spectrum you are on, the fact of the matter is this: Interviews are unavoidable and as soon as you accept that, you'll be able to learn some tips and tricks … Continue reading Raise Your Hand If You Hate Interview!

Overthinking Yourself to Death?

I am the first one to admit that I will overthink a problem to death. Whenever I am faced with a challenge I like to make a pro and con list to weigh my options. And even after making this list, I sit and ponder the decision for hours. Follow this up by asking everyone … Continue reading Overthinking Yourself to Death?

It’s so hard to say goodbye…

I quit my job last week. Well, I didn’t quit per se, but I said goodbye to one employer in an effort to say hello to another. I broke up with my job. That’s better…I broke up with my job and in the same way that romantic break ups take an emotional toll (even if … Continue reading It’s so hard to say goodbye…

Minding the Gender Gap

On this International Women's Day, take the time to reflect on how far women have come and how much more we have to grow. For working women, the corporate world has expanded - according to a study conducted by McKinsey & Company, 78% of companies report being dedicated to developing gender diversity. This is up … Continue reading Minding the Gender Gap

Write the Vision, Make it Plain.

Picture this: A photo of a strong athlete captured just as she starts a sprint. A candid stock photo of a family gathered around a Christmas tree. A woman in a suit presenting on a stage surrounded by people eagerly listening, smiling, mid nod, or writing vigorously. She is confident, yet comfortable to share. A … Continue reading Write the Vision, Make it Plain.

12 Keys to Staying Productive During the Day

It's February of 2017. How are your resolutions coming along? Are you keeping up with them? Do you need to re-energize? We're here to help! Troy Delaney, creator of Evolved Natural Solutions, partnered with Suited & Savvy to share some tips and tricks to staying energized throughout the day. Staying productive and energized each day … Continue reading 12 Keys to Staying Productive During the Day

From the Desk of: Lauren Suarez

Our mission at Suite & Savvy is to learn from each other! We've created the "From the Desk of:" spotlight to highlight professional women who are putting career insights into practice and making professional goals practical. With that said, Ladies, meet Lauren! (IG: @suarezlauren , LinkedIn) I cannot think of a more perfect person for our first From The Desk … Continue reading From the Desk of: Lauren Suarez

I ain’t sorry…

Ah...wise words from the Queen Bey herself, “I aint sorry”. I came across an article that got me thinking. I hardly say ‘no’. Some might even say that I am a people pleaser. No matter if it’s work related or personal, I do not say ‘no’ often. And if I do, I always follow it … Continue reading I ain’t sorry…